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Explanation of the term that defines a word that imitates the sound it represents.
Exploring Creative Uses of Japanese Onomatopoeia
Chizuko Bolinger and Helen Nakamoto look at the common occurences of onomatopoetic words in the Japanese language.
Onomatopoeia and the Power of Naming
Essay by Brian Charles Clark in which he discovers that onomatopoeia is a term from the study of rhetoric.
World Wide Words: Onomatopoeia
Formation of a word from a sound, with examples.
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